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Feb 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
britain is debating whether to lead the eu, why does turkey want to become a full member of the club? and a man who came close to the european union's first marxist prime minister has increased the political and d in athens. he was nicknamed sexting slc -- secy alexi. we went to see if there really is this problem in greece. please be warned, there is some flash photography. >> greece is a place where economic crisis has given way to social crisis. strikes paralyzing the capital, and now, political violence. somebody fired a kalashnikov. now, the left wing has increase the ante, making accusations about the secret service in the 1970's. in 1969, a bomb in the -- in milan left several dead. it is a state with in a state. a strategy of tension. today, there is the gospel of the present great government. the coalition government brought about last year has stabilized the fiscal situation, but it is politically fragile. this is becoming perhaps the first marxist prime minister. >> a secret strategy of creating violent attention. >> it is not exactly a secret strategy. i think it has been
Feb 25, 2013 6:30pm PST
into the gulf over three months. >> german chancellor angela merkel on turkey -- in turkey holding talks with the prime minister. this comes amid growing frustration over the lack of progress in succession talks with european union. >> she has made no secret in her opposition of their joining the e.u. nonetheless, she wants the talks to continue. >> they met in an agora. the visit was meant to show that ties between the two are close despite a lack of progress on the eu talks. earlier, the meeting with the president and to send a similar signal. also highly symbolic, the chancellor's trip to the border region with syria. german patriot missiles have been deployed there along with some 300 german soldiers to protect nato-allied turkey from possible attacks across the border. >> i believe this also contribute to improving relations between turkey and germany in another book completely different area. >> then, an unusual outing. the chancellor rarely has time on official visits to go to tourist destinations, but this time she made an exception to see the world heritage site in central anato
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
today as well. >> its 12 noon in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey. if we start with breaking news. there's been an explosion in front of the u.s. embassy in turkey and one person has been killed. there's no indication as to what caused the explosion in a neighborhood that's home to a number of foreign missions. let's get the latest from our correspondent outside the u.s. embassy. tell us what you know. >> one person killed. i have also seen reports saying possibly and two dead. it is impossible for me to get official confirmation. the place is swarming with police. police are limiting access to the immediate area where the explosion took place. i spoke to a witness earlier, an iranian gentleman who runs an office outside across from the embassy. he said that he saw a man on foot, but he was not sure, walking on foot up the road. and he saw a body being taken into an ambulance. when i got here, i saw the ambulance. i see a security van has pulled up and there are many white overalls stepping outside that van. it is a very busy area swarming with cabinet min
Feb 1, 2013 2:30pm PST
the globe. tonight the obama administration denounces the assault on the u.s. embassy in turkey as a terrorist attack. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security gate killing a turkish security guard and injuring those nearby. according to turkish prime minister, an outlawed marxist group is responsible for the violence. our james reynolds is on the scene and filed this report. >> america's foreign missions are as much fortresses as embassies. this is why. this afternoon, a suicide bomber got to the gate of the u.s. embassy but but no further. his explosives detonated as a checkpoint. the bomber and a turkish security guard were killed. >> i wasn't sure what the explosion was. so i ran to see. they were body parts on the road. arms and legs but i didn't want to look any further. >> the attack on the embassy makes for a bitter last day of work for america's chief diplomats. >> i spoke with the ambassador and the team there. i spoke with my turkish counterparts and i told them how much we valued their commitment and their sacrifice. >> this is not the first time that western t
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
." >> this is "bbc world news america" reporting from washington. a suicide bomber strikes the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing two and injuring many more. as he tries to make his way into the building. saying good-bye to the secretary. hillary clinton bids farewell to the state department after four years at the helm. >> i hope that you will continue to make yourselves, make me and make our country proud. thank you all and god bless you. >> and seven years after hurricane katrina, the superdome in new orleans gets ready to host the super bowl in the big easy signature style. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight the obama administration denounces the assault on the u.s. embassy in turkey as a terrorist attack. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security gate killing a turkish security guard and injuring those nearby. according to turkish prime minister, an outlawed marxist group is responsible for the violence. our james reynolds is on the scene and filed this report. >> america's foreign missions are as much fortresses as embassies. this is why.
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Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> but first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, a suicide bomb attack on a u.s. embassy in turkey has left two people dead including the bomber in what the white house is calling an act of terror. u.s. officials are now warning all american citizenning inside turkey to stay away from any u.s. diplomatic posts throughout that country. the turkish police say the bomber blew himself up inside the security checkpoint at the size 6 sidside entrance of the . embassy. the blast killed a turk yirn guard and seriously injured a woman. the bomber was a member of a group the united states considers a terrorist organization. the group is an anti-american and anti-nato group. you may recall that nato is in the process of c deploying sevel american made patriot missile batteries to combat potential threat from syria. it's fox's top story. jennifer griffin is live at the state department. all of this is falling on sct hillary clinton's last day. >> reporter: in fact, it was an extraordinary scene at the state department just moments ago as secretary of state hillary clinton made her way through the hallways
Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
that western targets in curky have been hit -- turkey have been hit. in 2003 truck bombs hit targets in istanbul, including the u.k. consulate. those attacks were carried out by al qaeda affiliated groups. turkey says that this u.s. embassy attack was carried out by a leftist militant organization. the effect is the same. >> america is the target, there are nationalist, left wing group, as well as islamists in tushy who are not happy with their relationship with washington. >> >> this attack may not damage that alliance but it may force america to increase its security here. and elsewhere. a retreat behind fortress walls would hurt u.s. diplomacy. turkey is a nato country and it's one of america's most important allies in this region. for the u.s., that makes this attack all the more painful. even on allied territory, a diplomat cannot feel safe. james reynolds, bbc news. >> for more on today's attack, i spoke a brief time ago with a director of theture concern research program at the washington institute. turkish officials say this bombing was linked to left wing militants in turkey
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
this morning. explosion outside of the u.s. embassy. taken place in ankara, turkey. reported just minutes ago. at this hour, we are hearing that several people have been hurt. we'll bring you to the pentagon for the latest on this story, just ahead. >>> also breaking news ahead. the former mayor of new york, ed koch has died. he was 88 years old. a look at his legacy this morning. a controversial, combative, confrontational and brash mayor, and the people of new york city loved him. we'll tell you about that, straight ahead. christine. >>> and the first jobs report of 2013 released in an hour and a half. the numbers for you, what it means for the health of the economy and the jobs market. >> and the defense secretary nominee on the defensive. chuck hagel grilled on capitol hill. did he blow his shot to convince lawmakers that he's the right man for the job? >> friday, february 1st, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. breaking news, we start with. two people have died, several people wounded in explosion that has taken place outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
in ankara, turkey. chris lawrence joins us from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. not much information right now. turkey authorities are responding to that scene, trying to collect more information. the blast happened just a short while ago, some. news reports out of that area, saw a big flash, heard a big bang. reports of several people wounded near a side gate of the embassy. we're waiting for more information, the u.s., of course, has two major air bases in turkey no, where near the capit capital. soledad. >> thank you, chris, for watching this story. >>> also, we told you just moments ago, the former new york city mayor ed koch has died. he passed away from congestive heart failure. he had really problems with his health over the last many years. mayor koch elected in 1977. he was a judge on the people's court, and he had been hospitalized recent well fluid on his lungs. moved to intensive care yesterday. he was 88 years old. richard socaridies joins us. writer for "new yorker," former aide to president clinton. when i was a kid growing up in long island, mayor koch was
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Feb 1, 2013 8:00am PST
in a terrorist attack at the u.s. embassy in turkey. a homicide bomber setting off the blast in front of that facility today killing a turkish guard. several injuries also reported in the explosion. the u.s. state department says it is working with turkish police to investigate the attack. it is also warning american citizens in turkey to avoid high-risk areas and to remain alert. the story still developing right now. much course we will continue to keep an eye on it, bring you the latest coming up in a live report. and right now, brand-new stories, and breaking news. jenna: the hostage crisis involving a five-year-old boy being held in an underground bunker now entering its third day. we'll speak with a former f.b.i. profiler about that tense situation. what do you do now? we'll talk about it. also new job numbers from washington. our unemployment picture is thrown into reverse a little bit. we'll break down the today the a tell you what it means for your wallet and the economy. and for some the super bowl is nothing but filler between those often-times hysterical commercials. jon: l
Feb 19, 2013 2:00am PST
, to turkey and its relationship with religious minorities. some are officially recognized in turkey. jews, a greek orthodox, and armenian christians. the turkish government has made concessions to christian minorities, such as returning property confiscated a long time ago. churches, for example. that has given armenians in turkey in fresh confidence boost, but their situation remains difficult. ankara still refuses to recognize the genocide of armenians under ottoman rule 100 years ago. officially, there are some 60,000 armenians in turkey, but the numbers could be rising. in some parts of turkey, descendants of armenians are now rediscovering their identity. >> home to a population of more than 1 million, the city is situated on the turkey -- turkish/i iraqi border. it is the unofficial capital of turkey. but it was not always. between the many minuets that make up the skyline are a few church towers. 100 years ago, it was mainly inhabited by armenians. these days, most of the church as they build are mere ruins. for this insurance salesman, these ruins are symbolic. as far as the autho
Feb 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
aid for syrian rebels; opportunities and troubles for women in turkey and the passage of the violence against women act here at home. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: this was sequester eve in washington-- the last day before $85 billion in automatic budget cuts are due to begin. eleventh hour votes to prevent the cuts failed, and lawmakers left for a long weekend. "newshour" congressional correspondent kwame holman has our report. >> reporter: as the senate began work this morning, majority leader harry reid was still saying it was not too late. >> we believe we have a balanced plan to remove the threat of the sequester. everybody agrees, republicans around the country, about 80% of the americans agree it's the right thing to do almost 60% of republicans around the country agree it's the right thing to do. the only republicans in america that don't agree are those that serve in congress. >> reporter: democrats offered a plan to cancel the sequester and replace it with a mix of tax increases and targeted spending cuts phased in over ten ye
Feb 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
another terrorist attack on a u.s. outpost overseas. this time the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey, where we find our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel tonight. richard, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the american flag here at the embassy has been lowered to half staff. the attack took place just up this road behind me, which has now been closed by turkish police. chaos of police and ambulances in one of ankara's most fortified districts. embassy row. on one stretcher, a well-known turkish journalist. she had come to have tea with the ambassador. she was at a visitor's gate in a security screening room when a suicide bomber came in and reached for his waist. a guard yelled "bomb" and then it exploded. turkish media identified the bomber who killed himself and a turkish guard. >> right now we are all dealing with our sadness at the loss of our fellow member of our embassy. we salute his bravery. >> reporter: the turkish government says the bomber was part of a radical leftist group that accuses turkey of being an american puppet of imperialism. the group hates u.s
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Feb 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
. there are new claims of a responsibility for a terrorist attack on the u.s. embassy in turkey. we know about the group and how they fit into the wider global terror network. >> the white house on defense over defense secretary nominee chuck hagel's explosive and contentious senate hearing. what are the chances that he'll get confirmed. >>> the dow closing above 14,000 for the very first time in years. will it continue? that's the big question. >>> but up first some brand new developments this out of alabama. that's where a 5-year-old boy remains hostage in an underground bunker. at this hour authorities sent a special message to the man holding him there, jimmy lee dykes. the standoff began five days ago when police say dykes kidnapped the boy from his school bus after shooting the driver. jonathan serrie is live at the scene in midland city, alabama. what's the latest? >> reporter: no resolution as the hostage standoff goes into a fifth afternoon. however, authorities say they are in constant communication with 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes communicating through the pvc pipe that provides ven
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Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
: the explosion powerful enough to shatter windows. turkey's prime minister blames the attack on a doe meigs stick left wing military group that the united states has designated terrorist organization. image of the man who carried out the attack. they say he walked up to a side entrance of the embassy compound and detonated explosives trapped to his body. jennifer griffin with the news from the state department tonight. jennifer, the new secretary of state on day one already dealing with this. >> that's right. and, in fact, this u.s.s. embassy is an embassy that sits very close to the street. and state department officials say it has been slated to be moved for quite some time. in fact, before leaving her post today, secretary clinton acknowledged the attack. >> we live in very complex and even dangerous times as we saw again just today at our embassy. >> secretary of state john kerry was sworn in by justice alayna kagan during a private ceremony with his family and staff on capitol hill today. he have a full plate monday, his first full day here at the state department, shep. >> shepard: what do
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
bomber strikes the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing two and injuring many more. as he tries to make his way into the building. saying good-bye to the secretary. hillary clinton bids farewell to the state department after four years at the helm. >> i hope that you will continue to make yourselves, make me and make our country proud. thank you all and god bless you. >> and seven years after hurricane katrina, the superdome in new orleans gets ready to host the super bowl in the big easy signature style. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight the obama administration denounces the assault on the u.s. embassy in turkey as a terrorist attack. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security gate killing a turkish security guard and injuring those nearby. according to turkish prime minister, an outlawed marxist group is responsible for the violence. our james reynolds is on the scene and filed this report. >> america's foreign missions are as much fortresses as embassies. this is why. this afternoon
Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
nominee was detained? >> and the city where there are so many wild turkeys parents are afraid to let their kids outside. >> weather was wild yesterday but much calmer today, how long do we stay dry and which weekend day will be warmer? i will answer it all coming up. through sunday, save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get a sealy queen set for just $399. even get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. but hurry, sleep train's presidents' day sale ends sunday. year-old sister from a car crash that killed their mother. the 2-ye >>> four-year-old rescued hur sister from a car -- her sister from a car crash that killed her mother. troopers believe the mother fell asleep at the wheel and slammed into a tree in washington state. you can see what is left of the car. the girl's huddles under a blanket for hours till-spun rescued them -- till someone rescued them. >>> new clues on what may have set off the sandy hook elementary school killer. he was diagnosed with sensory processing disorder at the age of six. people who have it may over resp
Feb 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >>> the charter bus carrying a campus ministry group home to chicago has had a run in with two turkeys on a pennsylvania highway. talking real turkeys here. it happened earlier today in worthington, pennsylvania. the bus was struck when the turkey suddenly crashed into the windshield. >> two turkeys flew into the first window shield and the driver missed that and while we continue to drive, another turkey flew in front of the window and hit the window. we heard a big thump. >> one turkey came up out of nowhere. up and over the highway, i started getting on the brake because there was another one. the other one came up. there is, i thought not to go through the guardrail to hit the animal, and he hit my windshield. i must have been doing 45 miles per hour. >> doing anything bad happened until we started walking to the front and we heard he was bleeding. >> the bus driver did suffer some cuts from that broken windshield. the driver made sure all of the passengers were put on another bus and went to the hospital to get checked out. the pilot of a small plane that crashed into tampa ba
Feb 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
, turkey this weekend. >> reporter: one day after the body of sarai sierra was found in istanbul's old city, the police chief confirmed the american tourist was murdered. the evidence clear, he says. sierra was killed by a blow to her head. police say they detained at least nine people for questioning including a man sierra may have communicated with online while in turkey. the 33-year-old mother of two and amateur photographer traveled alone to turkey in january after a girlfriend cancelled at the last minute. sierra's family said this was her first trip abroad. neighbors back home are stunned by her death. >> just praying and praying that this would have a happy outcome. >> reporter: authorities are working to retrace her steps and release this video showing sierra walking alone. at a shopping mall. video from the istanbul airport shows her going through security before taking a side trip to amsterdam. her family says she posted photos on instagram and her husband said she was in regular contact with him. he alerted authorities when she didn't return home as scheduled. >> i called united
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
.s. embassy is under attack. this time in turkey. reports of a homicide bomber setting off an explosive device, killing himself and at least one other person. this is brand new video showing chaos at the scene. emergency crews responding as they pick through the rubble in the aftermath on the ground there. this is a story we're just working through right now. but there's a lot of news popping. good morning, i'm bill hemmer. we'll get to all of it today. martha: good morning. i'm martha maccallum. the details on this are still fluid. we're getting reports that the blast went off inside the security check point at the entrance to the embassy. bill: amy kellogg watching it all from london now. has there been a claim of responsibility, amy? >> reporter: not yet, bill. the turkish prime minister erdouan has said it is a suicide bombing there may have been a lot of groups behind this attack or at the u.s. embassy in ankara. it could have been islamist type group operating in turkey. in 2003 there were dramatic attacks on synagogues at the british consulate in istanbul and hsbc bankhead quarters ther
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Feb 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
under attack. this time in turkey. record reports of a homicide bomber setting off an explosive device killing himself and at least one other person. >> it is the 8th embassy attack during senator clinton, well, senator clinton's rein as secretary of state. >> unusual to see this type of thing happening in the beating heart of the capital. >> it is a terrorist attack. >> the attack itself is clearly an act of terror. >> here comes the biggest live television event in the world. and some of the best and worst of madison avenue. >> there are two sides to go daddy. the sexy side represented by bar and the smart side represented by walter. together they're perfect. ♪ >> now, you will see much more of the super bowl ads in just minutes. you do not have to even wait until sunday. and we will also give you all a chance to vote on your favorites. first, the obama administration is changing the rules. today, hhs announcing big changes to the very controversial contraceptive mandate. for months, religious groups blasting the obama care mandate requiring employers to provide birth control and n
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
of the middle east. >> we will tell you about the investigation in turkey s where investigators have found the american body of a mother of two. >> there is >> it has been a busy super sunday port america's top diplomat. john kerry spent the day calling america -- leaders from across the world. kerry spoke to leaders from mexico, palestine, canada, and turkey. he replaced hillary clinton. >> one of the topics no doubt covered, the body of an american tourist found on saturday in istanbul, turkey. she has been identified as someone from new york. the mother of two was dealt a fatal blow to the head. her family said that they ought -- said that she planned to photograph some city landmarks before she left. >> we have had a little bit of sun today. on-again, off-again flurries. there is an area of snow shower activity. right along the interstate 72 corridor between washington and hagerstown. we could see a few flurries this evening. accumulations are not expected to be significant at all. 34 was the high today. a typical high is 43. we are still off the mark temperature-wise. just a few days
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm EST
mother of two killed on a trip to turkey. we have the latest on possible clues and the search for a motive. >> reporter: investigators in turkey say a fierce blow to the head claimed the life of sarai sierra, the 33-year-old from staten island new york. she was found near the ainge health is city walls of istanbul, turkey. >> at least there's closure. >> reporter: the mother of two traveled alen to explore her passion for photography. the last man -- they are trying to gain access to her emails and are retracing her final steps. it shows her in mall the last time she was seen alive. a woman said she saw a man removing what appeared to be a body from a life. her body was dumped laying near a blanket, wearing the same clothes seen in the video. the question remains why did she leave her passport, cell phone and medical records in her room the same day she fan vished. sierra's husband is heartbroken. her family writes we love her dearly and we are pushing through. we're now focused on helping raise her sons the way she would. police are questioning nearly two dozen people. still,
Feb 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
in a near tragedy. >> and some turkeys in no hurry to trot. what east bay animal control blames for the flock. >> high pressure back home in the bay area. clear sid skys in san jose and throughout the bay area. chilly tonight. wait till you see the changes i just made to the extended forecast. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> it levelled an entire block. and now there's video of the blast blamed for at least one death. surveillance cameras captured the fireball erupting and consuming a restaurant at the crowded outdoor mall yesterday. a body found in the rubble today is believed to be a missing waitress. people had been complaining about the smell of gas in the area but no evacuation was ordered. a cable company working in the area may have helped spark the blast. >> the subcontractor was working for a cable company putting fiber in the area. they hit the line with an underground boring machine. >> and investigators are looking into whether they had the proper permits. >>> a girl is being praised for pulling her 2-year-old sister from the wreckage of a crash that killed her mother. investigators
Feb 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
that hates the turkish government, u.s. influence over turkey, hates that turkey is part of nato and a group that carried out attacks in the past against turkish interests and u.s. interests. this militant who is about 40 years old, spent about four years in a turkish prison. had gone on a hunger strike. he been arrested for taking part in militant activity but was released for medical reasons. he arrived yesterday around lunch time, wearing a suicide vest and carrying a hand grenade. he went inside the embassy's visitor's senator, detonated that vest, threw a hand grenade, killed himself and a guard. >>> also in turkey, the body of a new york city tourist has been found in istanbul today. according to a turkish news agency, the body of sarai sierra was discovered sierra first arrived in istanbul on january 7th and visited europe before returning to turkey 12 days later. she was supposed to return to the u.s. january 22nd. >>> coming up next at 5:00, football fans in new orleans are having a grand time, right? they say it's not just the game that makes this such a special event for that city
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
dealing with issues from mexico to turkey. >>> the 49ers new stadium could have a major impact on people using san jose international airport. >>> not your average cover story. a local man who has turned album part into his passion project. >>> and we're finishing the weekend on a mostly sunny note. we have temperatures in the 50s and some low 60s. on the horizon, we'll see a big change in our weather with rain and some mountain snow. >>> the new secretary of state spent most of his full day on the job on the phone. two days after being sworn in, john kerry was busy with diplomatic issues around the world. he made calls to officials in israel, canada, turkey and mexico. for updates on u.s. diplomatic concerns. in a conversation with the palestinian president, he said he intended to visit that region soon to discuss the peace process with israel. >> the question over what led to the death of a new york tourist in turkey. they now believe sarai sierra was murdered. here's the latest from ankara. >> reporter: there is still a great deal of mystery surrounding what happened to the 33-year-ol
Feb 22, 2013 5:30am PST
the perpetrators because it is the civilians who have been hurt. >> turkey has opened their 16th camp for refugees initially designed to hold 10,000 people, but within weeks of the opening and is already holding around 12,000. have been to visit. >> from air strikes to living in the newest refugee camp. she and her five children are crammed into this unit but they are not complaining. their journey to reach here has been long and dangerous. closely monitored and they only managed to defect three months ago even though he wanted to leave sooner. he said the army is distrustful of suny officers like him -- sunni officers. >> i was detained on s suspicion of my allegiances. i defected with a group of other officers and the situation became so dangerous that we have to leave. >> the turkish government has been scrambling to house an ever-increasing number of refugees. been three weeks since the opening of this camp and it is already full. there's no space left for any additional families. construction is under way for four more camps. that would bring the number of refugee camps to 20. they shoulder m
Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
to van, turkey, and did something heroic and changed their lives. i really can't say that. but i can say they changed ours. the lessons we brought back from there will benefit our greater community more than i ever thought would be the case when we detarted. to go back and start a little bit at the beginning of how this even came to pass because it's typically not a mission of a city to go to an international destination. we've got a state department, we've got the military, we've got a lot of organizations at the federal level that do this all the time. so it seems a little bit of a one-off for a city to be involved. but when i say it's a story of people and a story of community, it really does start right there. last halloween, so we're talking on the eve of -- in the aftermath of fleet week, as it were, october is a really busy month for us here in san francisco. it starts off with fleet week and it ends with halloween so it's two cresendo events. last halloween diana who you see running around here, key to the organization, who does most of the logistics to make this happen,
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
in turkey. those inside are safe but the suspected suicide bomber killed himself and a guard. tara mergener has more from the state department. >> reporter: paramedics rushed an injured woman to a waiting ambulance outside the u.s. embassy in turkey. a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at a side entrance to the heavily fortified embassy killing himself and a turkish guard. >> right now we're all dealing with our sadness at the loss of our fellow member of our embassy. we salute his bravery. >> reporter: the blast sent smoke and debris into the streets of turkey's capital city. police sealed off the area and are examining security camera footage. an official said they've identified two people who could be suspects. state department officials are calling the explosion a terrorist act and say they are working with turkish police on the investigation. so far there has been no claim of responsibility. investigators are looking at whether kurdish rebels or islamic militants livinged to al qaeda may be behind the attack. the blast comes as the state department reviews some emb
Feb 2, 2013 1:35am EST
.s. embassy in turkey. that blast killed the bomber and a turkish guard who was manning the checkpoint. turkey's prime minister says this is the work of a domestic group. >>> hillary clinton spoke to the staff on turkey as final day of secretary of state. she was briefed by the bombing and then spoke by phone of leaders of turkey. later, she gave a farewell address and then off to the white house for a farewell meeting with obama. >>> john carey was then sworn in as the -- john kerry was then worn in as the new secretary of state. it was a private secretary with his wife, daughter and brother looking on. >>> the secret service is going to need a new bar. murk sullivan is retiring -- mark sullivan is retiring this month. the secret service came under fire last year when some agents were involved in a prostitution scandal in columbia. at the time, president obama said he had confidence in sullivan's leadership. >>> new tonight at 11:00, a warning for all you twitter users. you may have been hacked. twitter says some 250,000 accounts have been compromised. now, we're talking everything from your
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Feb 2, 2013 12:00am EST
a great weekend. >> thank you. >> thank you. melissa: suicide bomber strikes the u.s. embassy in turkey. what can be done to stop the next big attack on u.s. interests abroad? we'll explain that. nine states hiked minimum wage this year with more ready to follow. could that bring a wave of pink slips to current workers? we'll crunch the numbers straight ahead. straight ahead. more "money" straight ahead. at a dry cleaner, straight ahead. more "money" straight ahead. we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. time can ofbe...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... officemax. ♪ melissa: at least two dead in an attack outside the u.s. embassy in turkey today, a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the embassy killing a turkish security guard. it's described as a terrorist attack. turkey's prime
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
in turkey. we covered this story last week. now we know somebody bashed her head hard enough to kill her. why did she become a victim in a country she had never before visited? this is still an intriguing story, especially now with a life lost. details on the investigation right after this. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lin grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes."
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
attack in turkey. shows the bomber approaching the embassy. killed along with a turkish security guard. a television journalist was also wounded. a new york woman who was has been found dead. she was an amateur photographer turkey on vacation back in january. nine people have been questioned with her death. it is unclear how she died, reports heere are been stabbed to death. have talked about gun before, butgrams unbelievable. was held today in tampa, florida. to turn in urged their guns for cash and game tickets. one person turned in these rocket launchers. the person who turned the man been identified. >> of photo of barack obama firing a gun has gotten a lot of attention. beforereleased just days the president heads to minnesota talk about gun control. taken at camp david in august of last year. shooting att is clay targets. this comes after an interview in the president said yes ever firedif he had a gun. people were last night in colorado outside of a bar. details of the attack, coming out. -- coming up. >> we take you now to the story talking about, the transgendered woman killed
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